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Japan’s regulator approves more restarts
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved a preliminary report on 9 November that says units 3 and 4 at Kyushu Electric Power Co’s Genkai NPP meet post-Fukushima safety rules...

Japanese utilities deny problems with steel forgings
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Eleven Japanese nuclear operators, including the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and Kansai Electric Power Company (Kepco), have notified the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA)...

China to submit Hualong One for UK approval
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 China is to submit its domestically designed Hualong One nuclear reactor to UK regulators for a generic design assessment (GDA). China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) will send...

Challenges for Swedish regulator
Friday, September 23, 2016 The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (Stralsakerhetsmyndig – SSM) may face challenges as a result of falling electricity prices and a change in Sweden’s energy policy aimed...

Progress on climate agreement
Friday, September 23, 2016 The Paris Climate Change Agreement achieved the first step required for it to enter into force on 21 September after 31 governments submitted their instruments of...

Estonia needs more radiation and safety expertise
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team, said Estonia’s regulatory body for nuclear and radiation safety is “experienced...

IAEA team assesses China’s regulatory system
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team, said on 8 September that China’s regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety...

Canada and China boost regulatory co-operation
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Canada’s Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and China's National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on co-operation and exchange of...

IAEA mission assesses Kenya’s regulatory system
Friday, July 22, 2016 Following a 10-day mission to Kenya, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team said on 20 July that ensuring the effective...

EU investigates Areva restructuring
Thursday, July 21, 2016 European Union (EU) anti-trust regulators on 20 July launched an investigation into the restructuring of the French state-owned nuclear engineering company Areva. The investigation...

UK regulators report on reactor design assessments
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said, in its latest quarterly GDA report, that there has been progress during the last quarter on the generic design assessment (GDA) for...

French regulator advises UK on Areva NPP components
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 French nuclear regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has advised the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) that paperwork related to the manufacture of components for use in...

Production monitoring anomalies fund at Areva’s Le Creusot plant
Thursday, May 05, 2016 An audit of Areva’s Le Creusot plant in France, where equipment is manufactured for the European pressurised water reactor (EPR) has revealed production monitoring "anomalies", the...

IAEA regulatory review team sees challenges for Sweden
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team said Sweden had made significant improvements in its regulatory framework for nuclear...

IAEA team says Lithuania’s regulators must consider future challenges
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Lithuania’s nuclear and radiation safety regulation authorities are committed to providing effective oversight, but need to ensure they have adequate resources for future...

Study supports advanced reactors for the UK
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 A report by Weinberg Next Nuclear, part of the Alvin Weinberg Foundation, urges the UK government to use its nuclear R&D funding to ensure that at least three advanced reactors...

Japan’s NRA issues approvals for three more reactor units
Friday, April 22, 2016 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on 20 April effectively approved the restart of unit 3 at Shikoku Electric Power Company's Ikata NPP in Ehime prefecture, and potentially...

UK ONR reveals its new strategic plan
Friday, April 01, 2016 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) plans to increase its "frontline resources" by 9-10% each year until 2020, according to its new Strategic Plan. This will enable ONR to...

Stronger powers for French regulator
Saturday, February 20, 2016 France's nuclear regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), will get additional oversight powers under a number of decrees published in the government’s Official Journal on...

IAEA recommends improvements for Japan's NRA
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team of experts has concluded that Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) safety...

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